Highlights from the MS SHRM Leader’s Retreat

 Highlights from the MS SHRM Leader’s Retreat

Chris Byrd, SPHR-CA, 2013 Director of MS SHRM State Council, and SR HR Manager for Viking Corporation, lead a cooking demo at the Leader’s Retreat in Greenwood, MS for attendees on February 1.


(L-R) Jessica Milam, Amy Gee, Chris Byrd, Judy Nail, Tonya Rice, Fran Davis, Cynthia Thompson. MS SHRM members loved the cooking demo led by Chris Byrd, which included steak with blue cheese compound butter, creamed spinach and bananas foster flambe.


Gay Saxon, Director of Training for Hinds Community College spoke on Making Volunteering Fun!


Dorothy Knapp, SPHR, SHRM Field Services Director, spoke on How SHRM Can Help You in Your Volunteer Role.

Gerry Hoeffner, President of Personnel Dynamics Consulting Group, spoke on How to Grow Your Chapter.

MS SHRM State Council (L-R) Janna Rogers,SPHR; Christy Wright, Judy Nail, PHR; Chris Byrd, SPHR-CA, 2013 State Council Director; Jacquelyn Mack, PHR; Jan Farve, PHR; Chris Woolbright, PHR; Greg Payne, Amanda Ford, Kyle Jones, Cynthia Render-Leach, PHR; Melissa Drennan, PHR.

Dead Presidents Panel (L-R) Gerry Hoeffner, Moderator; Melissa Drennan, PHR; Jan Farve, PHR; Chris Woolbright, PHR; and Judy Nail, PHR. The panel answered burning questions regarding SHRM Chapter Management.